£430m Salford housing project approved

Published:  17 August, 2012

GREATER MANCHESTER: Salford County Council's planning committee has approved a £430m scheme to build 1600 new houses and refurbish more than 1200 in Pendleton.

The PFI housing project is being delivered by SP+ consortium that includes Chevin Housing Association, Keepmoat, Harewood Homes and Latham Architects and PKF.

Phase one will begin later this year and includes building about 300 houses and refurbishing 1253 properties with new kitchens, bathrooms and windows, including the area's nine tower-blocks,.

The full project will be complete in 2016 and also includes changes to Clarendon Park and other green spaces, new walkways and cycle paths, a community farm, an extra care facility, new shopping promenade and new sports pitches at the Fit City development.

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